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Thread: Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya

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    Live feed from the UNSC meeting on Burma:

    http://webtv.un.org/live-now/watch/s.../5579806351001
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    Interesting thread and articles:

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    “Humanity's greatest advances are not in its discoveries, but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.”
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    Not fit for purpose.
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    “Humanity's greatest advances are not in its discoveries, but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by RandBlade View Post
    Not fit for purpose.
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    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    http://nationalpost.com/news/york-un...s-rape-reports

    Couldn't decide whether to put this in the academic thread or this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    http://nationalpost.com/news/york-un...s-rape-reports

    Couldn't decide whether to put this in the academic thread or this one.
    Well, no one's actually trying to silence this professor who so very clearly decided their conclusion before ever looking at things, so I'd say this was probably the right place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleFuzzy View Post
    Well, no one's actually trying to silence this professor who so very clearly decided their conclusion before ever looking at things, so I'd say this was probably the right place.
    Wouldn't be the worst idea given that this is within her research area.
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    Been following her arguments on Twitter since that article came out. I can't believe she gets to teach at the University level. Her defense against the allegations of ethnic cleansing is that there are still Muslims in Burma.
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    Wow so that's the standard now?

    Shocking.
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    There've been a number of developments in the past couple of weeks, but other than the recent shaming of the UNSC this may be the most interesting:

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    Positive news? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42094060

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    Permanent peacekeeping force required.
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